Africa Inland Mission


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB N/A Africa Inland Mission
Held at: Africa Inland Mission International
Domain: archival
Title: Africa Inland Mission
Date(s) of contents: c1900-
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: c 10 filing cabinets of archival material including some printed matter.

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s):
Africa Inland Mission
Africa Inland Mission International
AIM International

Administrative/Biographical history: See: Kenneth Richardson, Garden of miracles: the story of the Africa Inland Mission (London: Africa Inland Mission, 1976).

Custodial history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract: The collection includes archival material relating to the activities of the society and its missionaries in east and southern Africa. Material includes communications with missionaries; a small society library of books and pamphlets relating to the society and mission work in Africa; a substantial audiovisual collection including unsorted slides dating mainly from the 1940s, approximately ten films probably from the 1950s and some photographs; society publications, principal of which are:
Annual Reports (1906-present)
Hearing and Doing (1905-1919)
Inland Africa (1920-1983)
AIM International (1984-present)

System of arrangement: In process of reorganization.

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English.

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ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine holds the papers (ref WTI/EHW) of Dr Edward Hammond Williams, a medical missionary with the Africa Inland Mission in Uganda.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2002.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Audiovisual materials
Films
Missionaries
Missionary work
Photographic slides
Photographs
Religious activities
Religious groups
Visual materials

Personal names

Corporate names
AIM International
Africa Inland Mission
Africa Inland Mission International

Places
Africa
Central Africa
Central African Republic
Chad
Congo
East Africa
Kenya
Lesotho
Madagascar
Mozambique
Namibia
Southern Africa
Sudan
Tanzania UR